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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Liquid Gold aged in wine barrels with Hibiscus, Rose Hips, and Elder Flowers


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (4932) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 16, 2012
Pours deep rusted cranberry red with a small white head. The nose is bright and floral. Aromas of flower petals, herbs, and light cranberry abound. Nice. The taste is soft vinous red fruits and summery herbs. Floral and soft, sweet. The finish has hints of tart fruits, slightly buggy. Light body, soft carbonation. Overall, very nice, tasty. This beerís worth the price.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdamJackson (2871) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 14, 2012
Looks like grapefruit juice. Minor head. Smells like oranges, flowers and juniper berries. Sort of a champagne mouthfeel, tastes like candi sugar and lots of floral notes, some honey and orange juice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sneaks2210 (46) - New York, USA - AUG 9, 2012
Pours a hazy dark pink, verging on ruby red with a foamy white head. Loads of bubbles streaming up the side of the glass. The aroma has plenty of floral notes, sour cherries, red grapefruit, and a light Brett funkiness. The taste is nice and subtle. Itís sour, slightly bitter with a floral and citric backbone. Medium bodied and dry. A delicious, very easy to drink sour ale.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (9437) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 7, 2012
Pours a wonderful red color. Aroma is floral, tart, sour cherries, cranberry. Flavor has a floral note, some good berries and is nice and tart. Juicy and invites you to keep sipping. Really good. Thanks to boamr for the share!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
hivemind (712) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 7, 2012
Bottle @ Gingerman with streets and James. Ruby red pour, nose of airy, fleeting red fruit. Palate is very subtle red fruit like strawberry and cherry. Tart yet not sour and not as robust or packed full of fruit as I was hoping. But that kept me sipping. James said it was much better on tap but heís a stupid butt.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcartamdg (2087) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - AUG 5, 2012
Pours bright red with no head. Aroma of funk, vinegar, cherries and flowers. Taste follows very subtle, the sour is there but not over the top. Very nice sour ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Thorpe429 (5011) - , Illinois, USA - AUG 5, 2012
Big thanks to Huhzubendah for sharing this one. Served in a Captain Lawrence cervoise. Pours a nice, bright pink color with a tall light pink head. Good retention and lacing. Wow, itís an elderflower beer that tastes good. More else and hibiscus. Very well done. Subtle and nuanced, but still pungent. Fairly tart.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JAXSON (529) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 5, 2012
Pours a bright pink salmon with a large creamy head. Nose is American wine barrel, tight brett, pretty bright, then a bouquet of herbal flowers. On first whiff it reminded me of Mamouche in a way which has elderflowers. Pretty dank nose overall. Mouth is pleasantly dry, a kind of very integrated dry white wine barrel with the tight brett. Finish is cracked pepper and fresh field flowers. I actually really like this, itís one of my favorite Captain Lawrence beers from recent memory.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
skokott (42) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - AUG 4, 2012
Pink hue with small head. sour grapefruit juice and rinds, light toasted hops. Delicate,Drinkable and refreshing.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewDad (5015) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUL 29, 2012
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Golden in color, hazy with a thin head. Nice floral aroma. Light flower flavors and aroma. Some wine barel flavor and aroma lingers. Nice malt some hops flavor. A very nice beer.


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